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"Croc-hunter" escapes penalty net

Two CFMEU officials, including one posing as croc-hunter Steve Irwin during a construction site visit, are no longer personally liable for $47,000 in fines, after a full Federal Court found the FWBC "pursued" them "under an inappropriate statutory regime".

FFA didn't discriminate against international soccer star: Tribunal

A tribunal has criticised Football Federation Australia's refusal of financial assistance to a Matildas soccer player to care for her 11-month-old during a US tour, describing it as "mean spirited" and "inflexible", but found it had acted lawfully because the legislation "does not provide a remedy for all forms of discrimination".

Drunk GM's $300,000 damages payout slashed

The general manager of a leading insurance brokerage sacked for his drunken conduct has had his $300,000 wrongful termination damages payout discounted by 70%, after the NSW Supreme Court of Appeal upheld the employer's appeal.

Not bankable: Appeal court slashes chief executive's $3m payout

An appeal court has reduced the $3m severance and bonus payout awarded to an investment bank chief executive dislodged after a global takeover, while it has granted the bank's head of global markets an exit payment of almost $400,000.

ANZ to pay $100,000-plus after "flawed" misconduct probe

An ANZ state director sacked for allegedly altering a confidential internal email and forwarding it to a journalist has today been awarded more than $100,000 for wrongful dismissal by the NSW Court of Appeal.

FWBC prosecutes CFMEU leaders over alleged blockades

The CFMEU says it will lodge a complaint with the Commonwealth Ombudsman in response to the FWBC's latest legal proceedings, in which the watchdog alleges the union's national and NSW leaders and 11 other officials unlawfully blockaded Sydney's Barangaroo project 12 months ago.

Facebook posts after sacking seal worker's fate

The NSW IRC has found that even if it had found an employee was unfairly dismissed, his Facebook posts calling his employer a "bastard" and "criminal", after the dismissal, would have ruled out reinstatement.